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Jessica Olivia-Calderin, immigration attorney, on U.S. immigration issues and policy, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, June 27, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Dr. David Suhrbier, pediatrics at Erlanger/T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, July 7, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Rob McCabe, chairman, Pinnacle Financial Partners, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, July 11, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Darde Long, executive director of the Chattanooga Zoo, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, July 18, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Former Congressman Zach Wamp, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, July 31, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to whether eating or not.

State Senator Todd Gardenhire at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Aug. 1, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Kevin Beirne, executive director of Bethel Bible Village, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Sept. 12, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: BLOCKER, ROBERT  4118 FAGAN ST APT A CHATTANOOGA, 37410  Age at Arrest: 36 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County HARASSMENT --- BONDS, ARTTERIUS LEMONT  5011 CLUB DRIVE CHATTANOOGA, 37411  Age at Arrest: 24 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County THEFT UNDER $1,000 ... (click for more)

Butchee Charged With Whipping Daughter With Belt After She Balks At Pregnancy Test

Police have a Chattanooga man after his daughter said he beat her with a belt because he thought she was pregnant and she would not take a test. The girl said her mother held her down during the beating on Saturday. Egurtis Dejuan Butchee, 36, of Woodmore Lane was charged with child abuse and neglect. She said she was struck in the legs from the calves to the hips, on her ... (click for more)

Dennis Norwood: Through The Lens, My Early 4th Of July

Our wonderful nation’s birthday, the 4th of July, came early for me this year. Always one of my favorite holidays, perhaps it’s tied to that fact that my birthday is on Flag Day, this year’s early observance was extra special. The day was this past Sunday, June 25, and it came about as my wife and I attended a concert by our very favorite Christian artist, Sandi Patty, at Abba’s ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: California’s Foolishness

Over the weekend Hillary Clinton, the first runner-up in the latest presidential election, tweeted, “Forget death panels. If Republicans pass this (health) bill, they're the death party.” It was also being seriously debated if the psychotic action of the gunman who shot Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise was due to the repugnant rhetoric being increasingly spewed by other liberals. Great ... (click for more)

Former UTC Assistant Football Coach Suspended At ETSU After Threatening To Hang Residence Inn Clerk

A former UTC assistant football coach has been suspended at ETSU after police said he threatened to "hang with a noose" a clerk at the Residence Inn on Chestnut Street. Jeffrey Brumett, 35, was charged with assault, disorderly conduct and public intoxication. In the incident on Friday night, police were told by the clerk and by witnesses that Brumett was angry because his ... (click for more)

Cleveland High School Selects Joey Knox As Head Wrestling Coach

Cleveland High School has selected Joey Knox as the next head coach for the Blue Raider Wrestling program.  Coach Knox has been with the wrestling program as an assistant since 2013.  During his assistant coaching tenure, the team has secured six Team State Championships, including five individual State Champions and 20 State Medalists.    Cleveland High ... (click for more)